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Carson_max50

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Posted over 7 years ago

 

Have you ever been in a situation where you know that it was against the law, but you looked the other way or cut someone a break because you don' t 100 % agree with that law. I know that I am more prone to cut someone a break because I think that the law should be enforced to a certian degree.

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I currently work in a resturant, and I am accused of following most rules, yet not all, and the employees are quick to point out the ones i am not following. As a manager, I should be expected to follow all rules, if not, how can I be seen as a leader? If I am lenient on one rule, where is the boundary for the next?

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chicken89 said:

I currently work in a resturant, and I am accused of following most rules, yet not all, and the employees are quick to point out the ones i am not following. As a manager, I should be expected to follow all rules, if not, how can I be seen as a leader? If I am lenient on one rule, where is the boundary for the next?

God I hope you wash your hands!

Lobo_rip2_max50

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I can say, there are some that I am leanient on. Won't go into what, but for me, it's truly all about you. If I come up on my approach, and you "know" the unwritten rules, and are completely courteous, I'm probably going to let you off. If I come up and you even give a hint of hostility, I'm gonna get you for everything I can. Growing up, I didn't always obey the rules and laws, but I was always courteous, and I got away with a lot. So I say it's only fair to give the same in return. That's my .02 cents

Lake_front_max50

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good ole respect and honesty gets you along way ...... ! !

Investigator_max50

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The law allows you to use discretion. You don't have to write everyone you stop for a VTL and you don't have to collar everyone that commits a crime, that's one method of developing CI's. Once I stopped a kid about 18 y/o he was firing up a joint while driving, in NY that charge CP Marijuana 5... A violation, nothing more then a fine like a traffic ticket... Did I do the paperwork? No... I gave him a fate worse then a fine... I called his parents... I still remember the veins sticking out on his father's head when he got there.


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Motor_cop_comic_max160_max50

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I always look at equipment violatios (loud exhaust, broken tail lights, etc) as a good excuse to stop a car, but rarely write a citation for the offense. A warning for minor offenses is a good PR tool...


"You can't lead from behind" Gen'l James Longstreet, CSA

Dscn1049_max50

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discretion is the key to law enforcement... along with 24 hour gas station.

Mirror_in_unifrm_max50

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Officer Discretion, that is how I was taught way back when I was a young PUP. And NO I do not agree with all the laws I had to enforce. But It was my job and I did my duty to the best of my ablity. Most of the time...anyway